Policy

PRRT used as a bargaining chip


The Petroleum Rent Resource Tax (PRRT) is being used as bargaining chip should One Nation backtrack on its support for company tax cuts, according to the Australian Financial Review (AFR).

The 2018 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage has been released, covering WA, SA, Vic and the Ashmore and Cartier Islands.

Santos Managing Director Kevin Gallagher has told delegates at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) Conference that the industry should back national interest tests on new LNG projects.

Exploration in Western Australia will continue to benefit from the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety’s (DMIRS) Exploration Incentive Scheme (EIS) after the State Government today announced it would extend the popular project beyond 2019-2020.

Budget 2018-19: pushing forward with the NEG


An investment of $28.7 million over five years from 2017-18 will allow the Government to push ahead with its National Energy Guarantee.

Transborders wins Government support


Transborders Energy’s small scale FLNG project has been granted Major Project Status by the Federal Government.

The government will assess liquid fuel security, with reports Australia’s stocks are lower than standard.

AGL Energy has committed to build a new $400 million, 252 MW gas-fired power station near Newcastle in New South Wales.

Last week’s decision by the COAG Energy Council to progress to the final design stage for the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) is a big step forward, according to Minister for Energy Josh Frydenberg.

Gas and the gender handicap


It would be nice to think that in 2015 discussions about gender pay parity and women’s access to leadership positions were relics of another age. Problems solved, or at least...

Reimagining Australia’s shale gas revolution


The polarised arguments about shale gas are inhibiting constructive debate on the role of unconventional gas in Australia’s energy future.

Graduating in gas


What is it like to graduate as a gas industry professional in 2016? Gas Today speaks to fresh engineering graduate Robert Murray on the opportunities the natural gas industry offers...

Australia’s land access new frontier


Queensland GasFields Commissioner John Cotter has recently completed a stocktake of the construction of the three export pipelines in Queensland, and has gathered some key lessons about oil and gas...

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